Awareness, Choices, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living, Quotes

The Class That Never Ends

Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross No, we never… Continue reading The Class That Never Ends

Authentic Living, Choices, Fear, Personal Resonsibility

The Precarious Adventure Into the Unknown

It’s been a busy few weeks for me. My kids started school on Monday and as you could imagine, we were saddled with a long list of “to dos” and we dutifully worked through them; however, this year felt so different. Of course it felt different. In fact, it’s very, very different! In the past,… Continue reading The Precarious Adventure Into the Unknown

Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

“Nosce Te Ipsum” – Know Thyself, When Listening to Advice

There are times in our life where we enter unfamiliar territory. New ideas. New goals. New challenges. And, a lot of new concerns usually accompanied by confusion and insecurity. When I find myself in a place of transition, I seek information from books, websites, and certainly advice from someone with reliable first-hand experience. While it's… Continue reading “Nosce Te Ipsum” – Know Thyself, When Listening to Advice

Awareness, Choices, Growth

Hear Ye, Hear Ye…Change Is On Its Way

It’s interesting that the moment we’re committed to a new frame of mind, one that sets new boundaries, which triggers new corresponding actions, we want to declare it. We feel healthy and certain of our new behavior approach and believe we should give everyone a heads up of what to expect. Because undoubtedly, they’ll notice… Continue reading Hear Ye, Hear Ye…Change Is On Its Way

Awareness, Choices, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Making “My Best Effort” Be My Best Habit

Today, I intend to give the best effort I'm able to give to every task and every person, including myself. This will be a day well-lived. T Mirikitani

Choices, Choosing Balance, Peaceful Living, Personal Resonsibility

The Contrast of Time Management Styles

Order. Predictability. Influence. Certainty. Control. Is this how you approach your daily “to-dos”? Or is your style more like unworried, mellow, laid-back and unrushed? Neither tactic is right or wrong but sometimes they’re incompatible when working together in a team atmosphere. Suffice to say, our responsibilities are a part of living. We need them for… Continue reading The Contrast of Time Management Styles

Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

The Invisible Nature of Growth

A flower will not bloom before it's ready, no matter how much we wish it were so.T Mirikitani Just like the seed of a flower, growth doesn't announce itself but remains out of site, working tirelessly beyond the human eye to become more than what it already is. Have you had times where you just… Continue reading The Invisible Nature of Growth

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Seeing a Brighter Horizon

You can make positive deposits in your own economy everyday by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people."Zig Ziglar

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living

Getting Stuck in a Thought Loop

Have you ever felt “stuck” in your thoughts? It’s like those tiny, green “stickeys”, as I’ve called them since childhood, that cling to you after you’ve been walking through a field? You don’t notice you’re picking them up until your attention eventually drifts below, and you see your pant legs, or socks, are completely covered… Continue reading Getting Stuck in a Thought Loop

Choices, Fear, Growth, Lifestyle Transformation, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

How Butterflies Symbolize the Hope and Beauty in Life Change

Life is constantly evolving and although change can be frightening with it's undiscovered and unexplored territory, it also allows a place for new growth. I revisit this truth in life often with my children. My hope is to help them, as budding teenagers, to not only welcome change but seek it out for the rest… Continue reading How Butterflies Symbolize the Hope and Beauty in Life Change